Winter Weather Causes Congressional Cancellations
Legislative Calendar in Flux from Winter Storm Jonas
Following severe weather in Washington this weekend, this week’s legislative calendar is in flux. As noted below, the Senate has delayed its scheduled by a day (for now) and the House has cancelled session for the week. As such, it is unclear to what extent Committee work will be impacted.
Senate Legislative Activity
Due to this weekend’s winter storm, the Senate has pushed its schedule back a day. As such, the Senate will now meet on Wednesday, January 27. At 5:30pm, the Senate is expected to take up the confirmation of Executive Calendar #306, the nomination of John Michael Vazquez, of New Jersey, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey. The delay has also called into question the exact timing of the Senate’s consideration of S.2012, Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015.
House Legislative Activity
As a result of this weekend’s inclement weather, the House will not be in session this week. Next votes are scheduled for Monday, February 1 at 6:30pm, during which time Members will consider:
H.R. 3662, Iran Terror Finance Transparency Act; and
the Veto Message on H.R. 3762, Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Act
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